Everyone knows that sinking feeling in the pit of the stomach just before diving into a new situation. Sarah Jane Hartwell is scared and doesn't want to start over at a new school. She doesn't know anybody, and nobody knows her. It will be awful. She just knows it. With much prodding from Mr. Hartwell, Sarah Jane reluctantly pulls herself together and goes to school. She is quickly befriended by Mrs. Burton, who helps smooth her jittery transition. This charming and familiar story will delight readers with its surprise ending. Fun, energetic illustrations brighten page after page with the busy antics surrounding Sarah Jane. First Day Jitters is an enchanting story that is sure to be treasured by anyone who has every anticipated a first day of school.
Children follow the adventures of two witches with very different personalities, one kind and one mischievous, as they learn the golden rule.
Did you know pumpkins have been around for 11,000 years? Or that the biggest pumpkin on record weighed over 1,300 pounds? Learn all about pumpkins,Äîwhere they come from, how to grow them, and more,Äîin this informative book that's guaranteed to squash the competition. Recipes, fun facts, and resources round out the text.
Un joven pobre y hambriento tiene que pagar por el simple hecho de oler una sopa! Aqui viene Hodja al rescate! Que hara para ayudar al joven?
El pobre principe parece no poder encontrar una VERDADERA princesa. Podra ayudarlo un vegetal?
La abuela Rosenda y Elena se lanzan a una aventura. La abuela dobla rpidamente un gorro de pirata y lo coloca sobre la cabeza de Elena y juntas empiezan su misin para limpiar el parque de la ciudad. Su voluntariado se torna en una bsqueda de un tesoro ya que Elena encuentra pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters e incluso, un dlar. Con cada descubrimiento, Elena obtiene un gorro nuevo y la abuela Rosenda le ensea cmo contar sus monedas mientras recogen la basura en el parque. Cuando Elena cuenta su dinero, tiene lo suficiente para comprar helado. debera donarlo?
This is the bilingual version of The Park Our Town Built, a Moonbeem Bronze Medal Award Winner! There is also a vocabulary page at the end of the book. The mayor wants a community park and safe playground for the children. She enlists a group of kids to join her in asking one of the citizens to donate some of his land. When he agrees, he joins all the families and friends who set out to build swings, benches, gardens, and a fountain. There is excitement and a sense of purpose to build the park for all to enjoy. The whole town comes together to create a beautiful park and celebrate with a grand picnic and beautiful fireworks when the job is done. The narrative text builds line by line and page by page, using repetition and imagery to create a charming story for young readers. Vocabulary recognition and matching pictures to the text help readers gain confidence in both comprehension skills and predicting a sequence of events.The words in red are changed to Spanish on subsequent pages to help learn new words in Spanish. A word list is included at the end of the reader. The artwork in this book is superb. Definitely worth noting is the bird in the birdbath doing the backstroke! Also, there are birds in every spread that add to the experience. The first page has one and then every spread thereafter adds a bird! Try to find them all on each spread! Also, try and find the worm in every image. Lastly, the end sheets can be used for visual searches. Find the items in the book! A great, fun book!